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Mathias Oestreicher

Victim | 1889 | Machine operator

Matthias Östreicher, born in 1889 in Levelsberg (Levelsburg?), Austria.

Machine operator in the Germania brewery in Tsingtau. Volunteer militia with the marines. Imprisoned in the Kurume and Bando camps. From this period a post card from Mathias is archived dated 25 November 1914, addressed to Claire Lechner, Wasserburg/Inn (Innsbruck?)

Upon release in December 1919 he was given the possibility to work with the Fikkert Motorcar firm in Batavia. In 1922 he is registered as working with Tandjoeng Moeara Enim, Palembang. In 1940 he works as machine operator with a tin-mine company in Muntok, Banka Island.

Deported with the ss Van Imhoff and drowned.

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